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Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic RelaNew Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Otto F. Kernberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book presents thoughts on the latest psychodynamic developments and insights related to treatment of severe personality disorders. Dividing discussions into two sections—one on psychopathology ... More

Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Otto F. Kernberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book reviews some of the recent developments and controversies in psychoanalytic theory and technique. Gathering together both previously published articles and extensive new material, it ... More

Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

David E. Brandt, Ph.D

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the legal, psychological, and cultural issues relevant to understanding antisocial behavior in adolescence. Based on personal research and a broad analysis of recent work in the ... More

Family Romance, Family SecretsCase Notes from an American Psychoanalysis, 1912

Family Romance, Family Secrets: Case Notes from an American Psychoanalysis, 1912

Elizabeth Lunbeck and Bennett Simon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092141
eISBN:
9780300129281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092141.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book presents an early psychoanalyst's session-by-session notes on a case of hysteria caused by severe sexual trauma and incest, offering a vivid portrait of psychoanalytic practice in the ... More

ForgettingMyths, Perils and Compensations

Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations

Douwe Draaisma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207286
eISBN:
9780300213959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207286.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In his highly praised book The Nostalgia Factory, the author explored the puzzling logic of memory in later life with humor and deep insight. In this compelling new book the author turns to the ... More

A Girl’s ChildhoodPsychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study Center

A Girl’s Childhood: Psychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study Center

Linda C. Mayes and Stephen Lassonde (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300117592
eISBN:
9780300210804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117592.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Sixty years ago, a group of prominent psychoanalysts, developmentalists, pediatricians, and educators at the Yale Child Study Center joined together with the purpose of formulating a general ... More

Haunted by Parents

Haunted by Parents

Leonard Shengold

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116106
eISBN:
9780300134681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116106.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines why some people are resistant to change, even when it seems to promise a change for the better. Drawing on a lifetime of clinical experience as well as wide readings of world ... More

Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Duane Rumbaugh and David Washburn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

What is animal intelligence? In what ways is it similar to human intelligence? Many behavioral scientists have realized that animals can be rational, can think in abstract symbols, can understand and ... More

Longing for HomeForced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

M. Jan Holton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Longing for Home explores the psychological, social, and theological impact of forcibly losing one’s home place and asks two questions: What is it about home that makes its loss so profound? And, How ... More

The Not So Common SenseDifferences in How People Judge Social and Political Life

The Not So Common Sense: Differences in How People Judge Social and Political Life

Shawn Rosenberg

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084276
eISBN:
9780300129465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084276.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book challenges two basic assumptions that orient much contemporary social scientific thinking. Offering theory and empirical research, it rejects the classic liberal view that people share a ... More

Philosophy of Dreams

Philosophy of Dreams

Christoph Turcke and Susan Gillespie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300188400
eISBN:
9780300199123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188400.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Why has humankind developed so differently from other animals? How and why did language, culture, religion, and the arts come into being? This book offers a new answer to these time-worn questions by ... More

Plugged InHow Media Attract and Affect Youth

Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica T Piotrowski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book is an illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age. Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media, thanks to the sophistication ... More

Sanity and SanctityMental Health Work Among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

Sanity and Sanctity: Mental Health Work Among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

David Greenberg and Eliezer Witztum

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300071917
eISBN:
9780300131994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300071917.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ultra-orthodox Jews in Jerusalem are isolated from the secular community that surrounds them not only physically but by their dress, behaviors, and beliefs. Their relationship with secular society is ... More

Self-Determination Theory in the ClinicMotivating Physical and Mental Health

Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Kennon Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Self-determination theory is grounded in the belief that people work best and are happiest when they feel that they are in control of their own lives. This book explains the ramifications of the ... More

SimplexitySimplifying Principles for a Complex World

Simplexity: Simplifying Principles for a Complex World

Alain Berthoz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169348
eISBN:
9780300177923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169348.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this book a noted physiologist and neuroscientist introduces the concept of simplexity, the set of solutions living organisms find that enable them to deal with information and situations, while ... More

Social Support and Physical HealthUnderstanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Bert N. Uchino

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102185
eISBN:
9780300127980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102185.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book examines the effect of social relationships on physical health. It surveys and assesses the research which shows not only that supportive relationships protect us from a multitude of mental ... More

Stress and HypertensionExamining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Stress and Hypertension: Examining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Kevin T. Larkin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106442
eISBN:
9780300128864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106442.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does living a stress-filled life lead to elevated blood pressure? And if so, do strategies to manage better stress effectively lower blood pressure? This book examines more than a half-century of ... More

Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Barry M. Wagner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This evaluation of the research on this topic presents the current state of knowledge about suicidal behaviors in children and adolescents, addressing the trends of the past ten years and evaluating ... More

You Did That on PurposeUnderstanding and Changing Children's Aggression

You Did That on Purpose: Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression

Cynthia Hudley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110852
eISBN:
9780300151756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110852.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some children are prone to a particular kind of aggression when they are with their peers. For these children, any harm done to them—even something as inconsequential as a jostle in the lunch line—is ... More

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